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Colorado

Felony DUI

Fourth offense

DUID Zero Tolerance and Per Se Laws

Reasonable inference law with a limit greater than zero for THC

Cannabis Drug-Impaired Driving Laws

Permissible inference THC law (5 nanograms)

DUI Child Endangerment Laws

Enhanced penalties

Enhanced Penalties for High-BAC

0.15

DUI Look-back Periods

Lifetime

Open Container - Alcohol

In compliance with Federal requirements

Good Samaritan

Good Samaritan law enacted

Test Refusal

Administrative penalties

24/7 Programs

No 24/7 legislation

Administrative License Suspension/Revocation

ALS/ALR law enacted

Sobriety Checkpoints

Permitted

Habitual Offender Designation

Habitual Offender Law Enacted

Drug Evaluation and Classification Program

151-250 DREs

DUI Courts - Standalone

11-15 DUI Courts

DUI Courts - Hybrid

1-5 Hybrid Courts

Open Container - Cannabis

Cannabis-specific open container law

Cannabis Laws (2020)

Decriminalized

DUID: Implied Consent Testing Methods

Blood, urine, and saliva

DUID Affirmative Defense

No affirmative defense

Anti-Plea Bargaining Statutes

eWarrant Case Study Sites

Not authorized to use e-warrants

Preliminary Breath Test (PBT) Laws

2016 Enacted Impaired Driving and Underage Drinking Legislation

Enacted Impaired Driving and Underage Drinking Legislation

Lower BAC legislation

No legislation introduced

Low BAC

Low BAC permissible inference

CARS Implementation

none

2017 New Impaired Driving and Underage Drinking Laws

Alcohol and Drug-impaired Driving Legislation

Ignition Interlocks

Incentivized first offender and mandatory high-BAC/repeat

Electronic Warrants (E-warrants) Authorization

Legislation & Court Rule/Order

Top Detected Drug Category by State (2019)

Stimulants

2019 Enacted Impaired Driving & Underage Drinking Legislation

No Legislation

2019 Legislative Activity

Active

False Identification - Sanctions

Judicial license suspension/revocation

False Identification - Point-of-Sale Policies

Distinctive License & Seizure Law

No Refusal Programs

Has legal authority to implement No Refusal program

Oral Fluid Testing

Oral fluid testing authorized